Minneriya National Park, an elephant haven

Minneriya National Park, an elephant haven

Two hundred elephants gathered to bath and socialize in the waters of the ancient man-made lake in Minneriya National Park is truly a wondrous sight to behold. They will have arrived from all corners of this best know of Sri Lanka’s many wildlife sanctuaries: old...
Mihintale, sacred mountain peak

Mihintale, sacred mountain peak

The mantra ‘make peace, not war’ may have been minted on Sri Lanka’s sacred Mihintale mountain peak by the ancient king who introduced Buddhism to this tropical sceptered isle a millennium ago. It was a chance meeting between King Devanampiya Tissa and the young...

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